Laurindo Almeida

Laurindo Almeida

Real Name:
Laurindo José de Araujo Almeida Nobrega Neto
Profile:
Classical guitarist from Brazil (born 2 September 1917 in Prainha (now called Miracatu), São Paulo, Brazil - died: 26 July 1995 in Van Nuys, California, USA).
Considered a master of the instrument, he could command many styles, most regularly those from his native Brazil.
Not widely known, but featured in a 1964 episode of British BBC TV program "Jazz 625" with Modern Jazz Quartet —including John Lewis, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, & especially vibraphonist Milt Jackson; covering many tracks and periods in a modern jazz style, including a cover of Johann Sebastian Bach and version of track "Swing Low Sweet Chariot"— thus leading to joint album titled "Collaboration".
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Laurindo Almeida Discography

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Laurindo Almeida Concert Creations For Guitar (Album) Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
CRL 56086 Laurindo Almeida Latin Melodies(10", Album) Coral CRL 56086 US 1953 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Guitar Music Of Latin America Capitol Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Guitar Music Of Spain (Album) Capitol Records US 1955 Sell This Version
CRL 57056 Laurindo Almeida Guitar Recital (Guitar Solos)(LP, Album) Coral CRL 57056 US 1957 Sell This Version
P 8392 Laurindo Almeida The New World Of The Guitar(LP, Mono) Capitol Records P 8392 US 1957 Sell This Version
P8381 Laurindo Almeida Impressoes Do Brasil(LP, Album) Capitol Records P8381 US 1957 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida, Martin Ruderman*, Salli Terri Laurindo Almeida, Martin Ruderman*, Salli Terri - Duets With The Spanish Guitar (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records UK 1958 Sell This Version
P8447 Laurindo Almeida Contemporary Creations For Spanish Guitar(LP, Mono) Capitol Records P8447 US 1958 Sell This Version
DL 8756 Laurindo Almeida Maracaibo (The Music As Played In The Motion Picture)(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) Decca DL 8756 US 1958 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Danzas (Album) Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida, Salli Terri Laurindo Almeida, Salli Terri - For My True Love (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida And The Danzaneros Laurindo Almeida And The Danzaneros - Happy Cha-Cha-Cha! (Album) Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Salli Terri, Laurindo Almeida Salli Terri, Laurindo Almeida - Songs Of Enchantment (Album) Capitol Records Canada 1959 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida & Villa-Lobos* Laurindo Almeida & Villa-Lobos* - Villa Lobos: Music For The Spanish Guitar Capitol Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Conversations With The Guitar (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida The Intimate Bach - Duets With The Spanish Guitar Vol. 2 (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida And The San Fernando Guitars Laurindo Almeida And The San Fernando Guitars - New Broadway-Hollywood Hits (Album) Capitol Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Vistas D' Espana (Album) Capitol Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Featuring Bud Shank - Brazilliance (Album) World Pacific US 1961 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida The Spanish Guitars Of Laurindo Almeida Capitol Records USA & Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Reverie For Spanish Guitars Capitol Records US 1962 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Featuring Laurindo Almeida Bud Shank Featuring Laurindo Almeida - Brazilliance Vol. 2 (Album) World Pacific US 1962 Sell This Version
Stan Getz With Laurindo Almeida Stan Getz With Laurindo Almeida - Stan Getz With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida (Album) Verve Records Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Featuring Laurindo Almeida Bud Shank Featuring Laurindo Almeida - Brazilliance Vol. 3 (Album) World Pacific US 1963 Sell This Version

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